Class of 1938
Bob and his three brothers (George, Stanley, and Ken) all graduated from Mayfield., Ken is the last remaining of the Slavin family - turning age 93 this month.
Bob died at the military hospital in San Francisco called Presidio. He needed treatment for war wounds he suffered in the Aleutian Islands - compliments of a bayonet wound administered by a Japanese invader.
Bob lived in California and Colorado most of his life - with his profession skill being focused on the field of real estate.
Bob changed his family name from Slavin to Christensen - his biological father's original family name. He was buried, with full military honors, in San Francisco.
Bob's widow - Serena visited him daily while he was hospitalized for over three years. Locally, he is survived by brothers Tom and Dale Slavin - son's of Bob's brother Stanley.
While at Mayfield Bob played varsity basketball. During the course of his last visit to Cleveland Bob enjoyed a visit to his old high school.
Submitted by Thomas Slavin
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